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Swinging Soul Orchestra

from£3,935

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Swinging Soul Orchestra is a multi-talented big band that will meet your every musical requirement. They create a unique musical package that can be adjusted to any event situation, providing everything from nostalgic swing to the chart hits of today.

The ensemble offers a full sized big band along with a party band, using the same musicians. Swinging Soul Orchestra is proud to offer a comprehensive repertoire, spanning one hundred years – it’s full of energy and excitement and caters to all tastes and occasions.

The ensemble can take care of the music required throughout the whole event, from background jazz in the afternoon through to live music in the evening.

The seamless change of mood from big band swing to party band hits enables your guests to enjoy both styles of music.

Swinging Soul Orchestra give you the music of Glenn Miller, Frank Sinatra and The Rat Pack for your laid back atmosphere.

We were completely blown away by the fun, energy and style you all brought to the evening! Andrew, Wedding, London

This authentic, swinging 19-piece big band features 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, 5 saxophones, piano, bass, guitar, drums, male and female vocalist. Exciting, energetic and choreographed to the highest professional standard, it’s a charming step back in time to the big band dance era.

You may choose to continue your night with their exciting, energetic 12-piece party band, which will keep your guests dancing all night long.

Their party sets feature all the hits from Stevie Wonder, The Beatles, Michael Jackson, Jamiroquai, Destiny’s Child, Justin Timberlake some R&B and the best of the 00s and 10s!

The Swinging Soul Orchestra Party Band will perform your favourite tunes from the last five decades, as popularised by artists such as Aretha Franklin, Lionel Richie and Bruno Mars.

Swinging Soul Orchestra only employs highly experienced, full-time professional musicians, who have performed with the likes of the BBC Big Band, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Rod Stewart, Buddy Greco and more.

The band has performed downstairs at Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club. Also at Kensington Palace, Wimbledon Centre Court and Gibson Hall in London.

Members of the band have performed with Rod Stewart, Gareth Malone, Wynton Marsallis, Maverick Sabre, Buddy Greco, BBC Big Band, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

Members have also performed for the BBC Concert Orchestra with Earth Wind & Fire, Glastonbury, BBC Proms, Children in Need, X-Factor, Royal Variety Show and Later with Jools Holland!

Performance info

Line-up Male vocals; female vocals; piano; guitar; bass; drums; 3 trumpets; 2 saxophones; 1 trombone
Performance duration 3 x 40 minute sets
Interval music Yes (included in price)
Lighting Yes (included in price) - stage and dancefloor lighting

Booking options

Solo pianist
Add £125
Dinner jazz sets by the band's solo pianist, ideal for drinks receptions or meals
Solo piano/vocalist
Add £185
Dinner jazz sets by the band's piano/vocalist
Jazz background music by duo
Add £245
Dinner jazz sets by the band's piano and saxophone/vocals duo
Jazz background music by trio
Add £370
Dinner jazz sets by the band's jazz trio (piano; bass; saxophone/vocals
Jazz background music by quartet
Add £495
Dinner jazz sets by the band's jazz quartet (piano; bass; drums; saxophone/vocals)
Jazz background music by quintet
Add £615
Dinner jazz sets by the band's jazz quintet (piano; bass; drums; saxophone; female vocals)
DJ service
Add £310
Upbeat, mainstream jazz and pop music from all eras, run from a laptop equipped with virtual DJ software. Requests taken and mic available for announcements
Extra performances
£445 per half hour
Extend the band's sets by up to one hour

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